Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Karok - Other, Smoking Tools

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 384

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Scientific name: Philadelphus lewisii Pursh
USDA symbol: PHLE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gordon's Mockorange
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoking Tools
Notes: Twigs, with the pithy center removed, used to make tobacco pipes.

RECRD: 8532 id: 26377